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Like a Country Song (2014)

PG-13 | | Drama | 6 June 2014 (USA)
"Like a Country Song" is a story about JAKE REESON, an up and coming country singer who has the whole world in his hands until his ego gets in the way. With nothing but partying and music ... See full summary »

Director:

Johnny Remo

Writers:

Daniel Backman, Alexis Ebert (Real Woman composer/performer) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Billy Ray Cyrus ... Bo Reeson
Joel Smallbone Joel Smallbone ... Jake Reeson
Jennifer Taylor ... Mia Reeson
Kerry Knuppe ... Becca
Booboo Stewart ... Bobby
Larry Gatlin ... Buck
Gregory Alan Williams ... Reggie
Madelyn Deutch ... Zoey
Fivel Stewart ... Nikki
Shane Almgren Shane Almgren ... Lyle
Tammy Hyler ... Self
Duane Daugherty Duane Daugherty ... Neal
Daniel Allen Judy Daniel Allen Judy ... Bar Patron
Jennifer Wayne ... Amy (as Jennifer Kuhle)
Stephanie Quayle ... Cute Girl
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"Like a Country Song" is a story about JAKE REESON, an up and coming country singer who has the whole world in his hands until his ego gets in the way. With nothing but partying and music on his mind, Jake is forced to take a hard look at himself and the ashes around him after life slowly falls apart. Jake's old flame, BECCA, suddenly reappears in his life after seeing her AGAIN at a local music show. Good girl Becca, never forgetting who Jake is, makes him work for it only to fall for him again. His mother, MIA, harbors a painful secret... the father Jake thought was dead is alive. To protect Jake from the pain of knowing what his father, BO, had become after a horrible accident, Mia thought it best if Jake believed Bo was dead. Jake then eventually has a "random" encounter with Bo on the street in a Nashville suburb that sets off a chain of events to bring Bo back into his life and hopefully reconciliation to the family. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Joel Smallbone (Jake) is one of the singing brothers in the Christian group, For King & Country See more »

Goofs

When Reggie calls Bo, to get to him to come out with him, you can see Crew, lights & camera in Bo's glasses. See more »

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Like A Country Song
Written by Tammy Hyler and Shaye Smith
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Fame isn't Always Fortune
22 August 2014 | by sackenziwalker256See all my reviews

Like a Country Song is a great film in the sense that it shows the life of a famous musician from many angles and perspectives. What I mean is that it shows both the good and the bad. Jake Reeson the main character in this story has the good life, the fact that he is rising to fame. However the worse parts of his life involve his problems in his own relationships, and addictions. I went to the theater because I wanted to watch a good drama and I heard that the film Like a Country Song recently came out in Appleton Wisconsin. I love how the film shows that there are always two sides of the story; like the side of Jake Reeson the up and coming country singer, and Bo Reeson the father who wasn't there for him. The only thing I wish that the movie did better is make the standoff scene between Jake and his dad Bo Reeson more dramatic.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 June 2014 (USA) See more »

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Like a Country Song See more »

Filming Locations:

Nashville, Tennessee, USA See more »

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Skipstone Pictures See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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